[PATCH 2/3] ntoskrnl.exe: Improve IoGetCurrentProcess stub.

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at baikal.ru
Fri Oct 5 03:37:04 CDT 2012

Christian Costa <titan.costa at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Why do you think that returning the structure filled with garbage is better
> > than returning NULL?
> >
> >
> It is not supposed to return NULL afaik but a valid pointer as you said
> before.
> The structure is zeroed except UniqueProcessId I need for MDL functions.
> MDL struct have a PEPROCESS field and I would like to do things in a clean
> way.
> What's the problem with that ?

The problem is that the returned info in the structure must be valid, you
can't initialize single field and pretend as done with it.


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